AgriTech Archive

In drought-ridden California, a new fertilizer technology from KDC Ag could bring relief

Driving along the manicured streets of monied Los Angeles neighborhoods, it’s a challenge to think of California as rain-starved and sun-choked. But a trip along Interstate 5 reveals a different world. Miles of browning grass stretch along the roadside, broken by the green clusters of California’s farms, which provide fruits, vegetables and nuts to most American households. California is the top farm producer in the …

Brazil’s tech-sector bright spots beckon as it begins to emerge from long economic crisis

Brazil showed off its cultural brilliance, spirit and national pride on a grand stage during the recent Olympic Games in Rio. Despite a prolonged macroeconomic crisis, the world’s ninth largest economy is showing positive signs that it may roar back as an investment magnet and innovation powerhouse — especially driven by fast-growing tech sectors that have continued to deliver growth rates of up to more …